Major fire in Billingshurst

editorial image

Firefighters are currently battling a ‘significant’ blaze affecting two properties in Billingshurst.

Six crews are in attendance in The Alders, where two houses are understood to still be alight.

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were called to the incident at 4.45pm today, Monday, August 15.

A fire service spokesman said: “Six appliances are in attendance with officers and support appliances.

“It’s a fire in the roof space of two domestic properties. Jets and breathing apparatus are in use.”

He added that it was a ‘significant incident’ for the fire service.

It is not yet clear if anyone has been injured.

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be among the first to know what’s going on.

1 Make our website your homepage at www.wscountytimes.co.uk

2 Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/wscountytimes

3 Follow us on Twitter @wscountytimes

4 Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends – so they don’t miss out!

The County Times – always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.